The week-long multi-sport, multi-site Para Sport festival kicks off on Monday August 1st with the the biggest in person in sport Series event since 2019 – with over 20 sports for people of all ages and abilities to come and try, brought to Swansea University (Singleton To park Campus) per room in sport Clubs and national governing bodies.
The big event is designed to introduce people to sports like athletics, boccia, petanque, cricket, golf, karate, rowing, rugby, target shooting, tennis, rugby in wheelchair (to name a few) – and it will be an adjustment opening day of the first Para Sport Festivaloffering an opportunity toDiscover new favorite sports or hidden talents, learn about in sport Clubs, and being active in a safe, welcoming and inclusive environment, open to people with and without disabilities from 5 years old.
Sport is of course very important for mental and physical well-being–being and attending the Para Sport Festival could be life–changing.
As an example, thelook no further than Beth Munro. She attended a similar event in North Wales, went from there to try taekwondo for the first time and 18 months later he won a silver medal at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo!
“I’m very proud to support the Para Sport Festival as a role model,” says Beth.
“I want young people to believe that they have the ability, not the disability, to succeed in these sports. Anyone with a disability just needs to seize the moment and believe that dreams are possible, bebecause I am living proof that they are.
And if Monday, August 1st is intended above all to be fun, enjoyment and experience different sports for the first timetop Disability Sport Wales coaches and various National governing bodies will be on hand to provide advice – aas good as in search of the next Paralympic medal–winning talent.
Free entry. To find out more and to register for this event and the wider festival, please visit:
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To take part in the opening day of the Para Sport Festival on Monday 1 August, simply click on parasportfestival.co.uk and register. It’s totally free and those who participate and get started will receive a goodie bag from in sport SPAR Series Partners.
Monday August 1st is the first of seven days of sporting events based across Swansea City and County.
Tuesday, August 2 will see another big in sport Series daytime for those who appreciate bathingmingcyclinging and running – or would be simplethere like to give all three from.
Delivered in partnership with Welsh Triathlon and Swansea Councilparticipants will be able to be able to take a short swim in the pool at Penlan Leisure center, before a bike and run in adjacent Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Bryn Tawe website.
In what is meant to be a fun first triathlon experience, it’s a taste of what’s to come later in the week when elite athletes take part in the Volvo 2022 World Triathlon Para Series Swansea (Saturday August 6).